Medical Robotics

Chinese Develop Micro Medical Bot

Posted 2 Oct 2004 at 21:48 UTC by steve Share This

Chinese scientists have unveiled microscopic swimming robots designed to deliver drugs or clear arteries in humans. A article says the prototype robots are 3mm long. A 1mm robot sub is under construction and the goal is developed a 0.1mm device eventually. The tiny submersibles swim by means of tiny paddles that are actuated by magnetic fields applied externally.

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